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Jan Harris
Group Content Editor
11:00 AM 1st January 2022
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Festive Gin Cocktails To Make At Home

Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
It's still the festive season so why not try one or more of these lovely gin cocktails from the makers of York Gin.

The cocktails are easy to make, look and taste great. The only kit you need is a cocktail shaker.

Their favourite is the Fairytale of Old York which they reckon is the most festive cocktail they have ever made so why not give it a try!


Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Fairytale of Old York


50ml York Gin London Dry
25ml Grenadine
25ml Lime juice


Method:

Shake all the ingredients over ice.
Sugar rim your glass - we use a small Martini glass (Nick & Nora)
Gild with edible gold (if you have some!)
Strain in the cocktail.
Garnish with a gilded or sugared Maraschino cherry.



Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Chocolate & Orange Snowball


50ml York Gin Chocolate & Orange
50ml Advocaat
Lime juice
Soda water or lemonade




Method:

Shake the gin, Advocaat and some lime juice.
Rim a hi-ball glass with cocoa powder.
Strain in the contents of the shaker.
Fill the glass with soda water or lemonade.


Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Chocolate & Orange Espresso Martini


25ml York Gin Chocolate & Orange
15ml Tia Maria
10ml Cointreau
Shot of espresso (or strong coffee)


Method

Shake with ice (to cool the coffee).
Strain into a Martini glass.
Add an orange wheel to garnish.

Gin Hot Chocolate

Add 25ml of Chocolate & Orange gin to your hot chocolate.
For an extra special touch add a Terry's Chocolate Orange as garnish.


Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Mulled Gin Bramble

Mull and heat apple juice using traditional winter spices like cloves, cinnamon and star anise.
Add a shot of London Dry and some blackberry syrup.
Garnish with blackberries and burnt rosemary

Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Credit: Matthew Kitchen Photography
Hot Gin Toddy

Warm some water with lots of lemon juice, traditional winter spices and a touch of sugar syrup.
Add 25ml of York Gin Roman Fruit or other fruit gin.

https://yorkgin.com/